GHS reports 17th COVID-19 death; 403 new cases

Ghana’s COVID-19 deaths to hit 15,000

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has announced the death of one more COVID-19 patient pushing the national death toll to 17.

In its latest update on the coronovirus situation in Ghana, the Service indicated that total case count has increased to 2,074.

The new figures reveal, 403 confirmed cases have been recorded after the last update on Tuesday April 28, 2020.

Twenty-four more patients receiving treatment for COVID-19 have recovered, thus bringing the total recoveries to 212.

The regional spread of cases remained unchanged as four regions are still without confirmed cases while the Greater Accra enclave continues to be the nation’s hotspot with 1,795 cases, followed by Ashanti and Eastern regions with 99 and 70 cases respectively.

Regional Breakdown of COVID-19 Cases in Ghana as at April 30, 2020

  1. Greater Accra Region – 1,795
  2. Ashanti Region – 99
  3. Eastern Region – 70
  4. Central Region – 21
  5. Oti Region – 19
  6. Upper East Region – 19
  7. Volta Region – 16
  8. Northern Region – 13
  9. Upper West Region – 10
  10. Western Region – 9
  11. North East Region – 2
  12. Western North Region – 1
  13. Savannah Region – 0
  14. Bono Region – 0
  15. Ahafo Region – 0
  16. Bono East Region – 0
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